ICLR Case Law Alert – 11 March 2015

Posted on 11th Mar 2015 in ICLR News

WLR Daily Case Summaries

The following new case summaries were published by ICLR this week. These are free to view.

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Arbitrator – Appointment

Crowther v Rayment , Ch D [2015] WLR(D) 93


Disclosure – Public interest

R (Ingenious Media Holdings Ltd) v Revenue and Customs Comrs, CA[2015] WLR(D) 104


Jurisdiction under Council Regulation – Special jurisdiction

AMT Futures Ltd v Marzillier, Dr Meier & Dr Gunter Rechtanswaltsgesellschaft mbH, CA [2015] WLR(D) 95


Jurisdiction under Council Regulation – Contract

Integral Petroleum SA v SCU-Finanz AG, CA [2015] WLR(D) 97


Infringement – Multi-functional media

Copydan Båndkopi v Nokia Danmark A/S, ECJ [2015] WLR(D) 107


Common foreign and security policy – Restrictive measures adopted against persons and entities

Europäisch-Iranische Handelsbank AG v Council of the European Union (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland intervening), ECJ[2015] WLR(D) 106


Environment – Pollution

Ministero dell’Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare v Fipa Group Srl (Comune di Massa intervening), ECJ [2015] WLR(D) 103


Sea fishing – Fishing quotas

R v C (J), CA [2015] WLR(D) 98


Asylum – Fear of persecution

R (JB (Jamaica)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department , SC [2015] WLR(D) 101


Interim – Freezing order

JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank v Pugachev, CA [2015] WLR(D) 94


Development – Planning permission

R (Hourhope Ltd) v Shropshire Council, QBD: Birmingham [2015] WLR(D) 100


Development plan – Application to quash

Calverton Parish Council v Nottingham City Council, QBD [2015] WLR(D) 99


Prisoners’ rights – Smoking

R (Black) v Secretary of State for Justice, QBD [2015] WLR(D) 105


Income support – Entitlement

Blakesley v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, CA [2015] WLR(D) 96


Joint tortfeasors – Common design

Fish & Fish Ltd v Sea Shepherd UK , SC [2015] WLR(D) 102


Case Reports

The following full text series law reports were published by ICLR this week.

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Fiduciary duty – Secret commission

FHR European Ventures LLP v Mankarious, SC(E) [2015] AC 250


Carriage by air – Accident

Rogers v Hoyle, CA [2015] QB 265


Carriage by air – Limitation

Dawson v Thomson Airways Ltd, CA [2015] 1 WLR 883


Care proceedings – Interim order

In re S (A Child), County Ct [2015] 1 WLR 925


Care proceedings – Time limit

In re M-F (Children), CA [2015] 1 WLR 909


Custody rights – Jurisdiction

In re H (Children), CA [2015] 1 WLR 863


Town or village green – Registration

R (Barkas) v North Yorkshire CC, SC(E) [2015] AC 195


Restriction or distortion of competition – Anti-competitive agreement

European Commission v Parker Hannifin Manufacturing Srl, ECJ [2015] Bus LR 135

Conflict of laws

Contract – Proper law

Haeger & Schmidt GmbH v MMA IARD, ECJ [2015] QB 319

Conflict of laws

Jurisdiction under Council Regulation – Exclusive jurisdiction

Weber v Weber, ECJ [2015] Ch 140

Conflict of laws

Jurisdiction under Council Regulation – Orders with respect to children

C v M, ECJ [2015] Fam 116


Evidence – Prosecution evidence

R (Nunn) v Chief Constable of Suffolk Police, SC(E) [2015] AC 225


Firearms – Possession of

R v Smith (Owen), CA [2015] 1 WLR 937


Sentence – Time spent in custody before trial

Gomes v Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, PC [2015] 1 WLR 963


Libel – Serious harm

Cooke v MGN Ltd, QBD [2015] 1 WLR 895

Fair trading

Consumer protection – Price transparency

Air Berlin plc & Co v Bundesverband, ECJ [2015] Bus LR 126

Family provision

Child – “Reasonable financial provision”

Lim v Walia, CA [2015] 2 WLR 583

Husband and wife

Financial provision – Disclosure of material facts

Gohil v Gohil (No 2), CA [2015] Fam 89

Judicial review

Court’s jurisdiction – Approval of Channel Islands legislation

R (Barclay) v Lord Chancellor (No 2), SC(E) [2015] AC 276

Land registration

Registration – Unilateral notice

Nugent v Nugent, Ch D [2015] Ch 121


British citizenship – Acquisition

R (Kaziu) v Home Secretary, QBD [2015] 1 WLR 945


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